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Police are seen arresting the man who began attacking people with a machete in the small town of Reutlingen in southwest Germany. (Twitter)
July 24, 2016 - 18:23 GMT
German police confirmed the man, armed with a machete, was a 21-year-old from Syria, but did not release his name.
A Turkish special forces police officer stands guard in front of the Istanbul Justice Palace on July 20, 2016, following the failed military coup attempt of July 15. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
July 24, 2016 - 17:51 GMT
The report from the rights group said accounts of 300 soldiers showed signs of having been beaten or raped while in custody.
A woman waves flags during a pro-Erdogan rally in Taksim square in Istanbul on July 22, 2016, following the failed military coup attempt of July 15. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
July 24, 2016 - 15:57 GMT
Turkey's main opposition party, the CHP, called for the rally condemning the coup attempt.
Israel had previously approved plans for 1,200 housing units to be built in the area. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Israel also recently announced plans to increase financial support to illegal settlements by $12.8 million.
Syrians look for victims under the rubble of a collapsed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Sakhur in the northern city of Aleppo on July 19, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
July 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Earlier this week the UN Special Envoy for Syria said he hoped a new round of peace talks would begin in August in Geneva.
Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon is home to different extremist factions, and is sometimes used as a base for militants to plan attacks. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The men had been hiding in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp and were affiliated with the Jund al-Sham group.
Relatives and friends inspect shoes and other belongings of those who were killed in the twin suicide attack, gathered on the ground at a mosque in Kabul on July 24, 2016. (AFP/Shah Marai)
July 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Funeral processions were held for those killed at the Deh Mazang Square during a peaceful demonstration by Shia Hazaras.
Supporters stands in front of a screen displaying a portrait of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a rally in Ankara on July 20, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
More than 2000 institutions affiliated with US-based preacher Fetullah Gulen are closed amid anti-coup probe
 Aleppo has been subject to fierce violence in and around the city. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
July 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
According to the Independent Doctors Association, four hospitals and the central blood bank were struck and are now out of service.
Airstrikes against civilians in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Aleppo has seen an uptick in airstrikes in recent days
An Israeli soldier fires tear gas canisters towards Palestinian protesters outside the compound of the Israeli-run Ofer prison, in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
They are fighting Israel’s controversial policy of administrative detention -- internment without charge, almost exclusively used against Palestinian detainees.
An Afghan protester near the scene of the suicide attack that targeted minority Shiite Hazaras. (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)
July 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Putin made the announcement in a message of condolence sent to his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani on Saturday.
An Iraqi firefighter works at the site of a Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State group on July 3. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
July 24, 2016 - 08:39 GMT
A bomb attack that struck Kadhimiya, a Shia district of the Iraqi capital, Baghad.
andles and flowers lie in front of the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping centre on July 23, 2016 in Munich, southern Germany, one day after a teenage German-Iranian gunman killed nine people and wounded 16. (AFP/Sven Hoppe)
July 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Munich police said the gunman acted alone when he opened fire in a McDonald's restaurant and a nearby shopping centre on Friday.
Fighters from Syria's Manbij military council sit in a truck on the outskirts of the northern town of Manbij before another battle with Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Daesh rejected the US-coalition offer to leave Manbij before heavy fighting began, though the militants will let wounded civilians travel outside of the city.
IS fighters are making inroads into Afghanistan, winning over sympathisers, recruiting followers and challenging the Taliban on their own turf, primarily in the country's east. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
July 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Afghanistan foces carried out initial raids against the militants in the Kot district of Nangarhar early Friday.